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María José López-Couso, Belén Méndez-Naya, Paloma Núñez-Pertejo and Ignacio Palacios receive the 2017 AESLA Book Award

At the 35th International Conference of  the Spanish Association for Applied Linguistics (AESLA) recently held at the University of Jaén, María José López-Couso, Belén Méndez-Naya, Paloma Núñez-Pertejo and Ignacio Palacios received the prestigious 2017 AESLA Research Award (‘XX Premio de Investigación AESLA para investigadores experimentados’) for the volume Corpus linguistics on the move: Exploring and understanding [...]

 

Yolanda Calvo Benzies obtains a position at the University of the Balearic Islands

Yolanda Calvo Benzies, a member of the SPERTUS team, has brilliantly obtained a position as Lecturer (‘Ayudante’) at the University of the Balearic Islands. Many congratulations to Yolanda and her PhD advisor Ignacio Palacios!

 

Elena Seoane is a partner in DEMLANG, an international research project funded by the Academy of Finland

Elena Seoane is a partner in the research consortium DEMLANG (‘Democratization, Mediatization and Language Practices in Britain, 1700–1950’). DEMLANG has recently been awarded funding from the Academy of Finland (ref. 295381/295383; €560,000, for the period 2016-2020). The consortium parties are Päivi Pahta (University of Tampere) and Minna Palander-Collin (University of Helsinki), together with international partners [...]

 

The LVTC team has obtained a competitive postdoctoral contract ‘Juan de la Cierva’

It was announced today that David Tizón Couto, a member of the LVTC team, has been awarded a competitive postdoctoral two-year contract ‘Juan de la Cierva – Incorporación’, funded by the National Programme for Excellence in Scientific and Technical Research (Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness). David was one of the 11 successful applicants (out [...]

 

New postgraduate grant obtained by a junior ELC member

It was announced today that Paula Márquez Caamaño (PCC team) has been awarded a competitive four-year FPU grant from the Spanish Ministry of Education. Paula’s PhD advisors are J. Carlos Acuña-Fariña and Isabel Fraga. Congratulations!

 

A new postgraduate grant awarded to a junior ELC member

It was announced yesterday that Daniela Pettersson-Traba (VLCG team) has obtained a competitive three-year postgraduate grant (ref. ED481A-2016/168) from the Regional Government of Galicia, to prepare a PhD under the supervisión of María José López-Couso. Congratulations!

 

The VLCG team has just launched the Corpus of Historical English Law Reports 1535-1999 (CHELAR)

The Corpus of Historical English Law Reports (CHELAR) is a specialised corpus consisting of law reports and judicial decisions dating from the period 1535–1999. It enables researchers to investigate a legal text type which is not included in any other diachronic corpus existing to date – apart from ARCHER 3.2, also compiled by the VLCG team as [...]

 

Evelyn Gandón-Chapela has brilliantly defended her PhD dissertation

On 12th April Evelyn Gandón-Chapela, a member of the LVTC team, was awarded the degree of Doctor of Philosophy, on completion of her dissertation entitled A corpus-based analysis of post-auxiliary ellipsis in Modern English. Evelyn’s research was supervised by Dr Javier Pérez-Guerra; the international examination board was comprised of Professor Anne Abeillé (Université Paris Diderot [...]

 

Evelyn Gandón-Chapela obtains a position at the University of Cantabria

Evelyn Gandón-Chapela, a member of the LVTC team, has recently obtained a position as Lecturer (‘Ayudante’) at the University of Cantabria. Many congratulations to Evelyn, her PhD advisor Javier Pérez-Guerra and the LVTC team!

 

Paula Rodríguez-Puente receives the Faculty of Philology Extraordinary PhD Award

It was recently announced that Paula Rodríguez-Puente, a member of the VLCG team now based at the University of Oviedo, has received the Extraordinary PhD Award 2012-2013 from the Faculty of Philology at the University of Santiago de Compostela. Paula’s dissertion examined, from a corpus-based perspective, the development of phrasal verbs in British English from 1650 to 1990. Her PhD [...]